DGFT Notifications

Indian Export Promotion Schemes Should be in-line with WTO Norms

DGFT - Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 and other schemes provide promotional measures to boost India’s exports with the objective to offset infrastructural inefficiencies and associated costs involved to provide exporters a level playing field. At present there are multiple export promotion schemes as per FTP – 2015-20, as shown below, but none...

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TMA scheme – An initiative to boost agriculture / food exports

DGFT - Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) scheme for specified agriculture products aims to provide assistance for the international component of freight and marketing of agricultural produce. #Eligible persons All Exporters, duly registered with relevant Export Promotion Councils as per Foreign Trade Policy, of eligible agriculture produc...

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MEIS: Eligibility on Export From SEZ/EOU Unit on behalf of DTA Unit

DGFT - DGFT clarified that the export which are made/have been made directly from SEZ/EOU unit to Foreign Consumer on whose behalf of DTA unit wherein export documents are prepared and field at the customs office of the concerned SEZ/EOU unit, mentioning the name of SEZ/EOU unit along with the name of DTA unit on whose behalf export are made, wo...

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SEIS under FTP

DGFT - The benefit under the SEIS is admissible on Mode 1 and Mode 2 services. Major services covered would include Legal, Accounting, Architectural, Engineering, Educational, Hospital services, Hotels and restaurants and other business services....

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India Needs to Fundamentally Alter its Export Strategy

DGFT - All the Export Promotion Schemes of Foreign Trade Policy are designed with theme of Import led Export Growth. With this falls placed hypothesis more and more Imports are encouraged with liberally imposed export obligation. As a net the benefits are imaginary but puncturing huge hole into the Exchequer and also killing the Domestic Industr...

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Upload all Adjudication/Appellate Orders on website of respective Zones: DGFT to RA’s:

DGFT - DGFT Authorities have instructed all RA’s to upload all the Adjudication/Appellate Orders passed by them on the website of the respective Zones. Instances have come to the notice of DGFT where such Orders are not being regularly uploaded by the concerned Zonal offices. A need has been felt to have a system to have all such […]...

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DGFT has to Evolve from a Regulator to Facilitator – Suresh Prabhu

DGFT - A two-day meeting of port officers organized by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), of the Department of Commerce, ended today in New Delhi. The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhu, addressed the regional officers from different parts of the country and urged them to reorient their th...

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Govt increases MEIS Rate by 2% for labour intensive MSME sectors

DGFT - While restoring the benefits under the export promotion schemes of duty free imports under Advanced Authorization, Export Promotion Capital Goods and 100% Export Oriented Units and thus resolving the problem of blocked working capital for exporters following the roll out of GST, the FTP review has focused on increasing the incentives for ...

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Highlights of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020- Mid Term Review (December 2017)

DGFT - GST RELATED REFORMS- GST has been launched w.e.f. 1.07.2017. It incorporates zero rating of exports. Taxes will not be exported. On the export of finished goods, there is an option of either obtaining refund of GST paid or getting exemption from payment of GST on submission of Letter of Undertaking/Bond....

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Foreign Trade Procedures 2015-20 (w.e.f. 05.12.2017)

DGFT - DGFT notifies Foreign Trade Procedures 2015-20 (w.e.f. 05.12.2017) which contains the following :- CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION & TRADE FACILITATION 1.01 Notification of Procedure In pursuance of the provisions of paragraph 1.03 of Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) hereby notifies the procedure to be f...

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Review Petition admitted as assessments u/s. 158BC & 158BD were completed by same officer

Commissioner of Income-tax Vs Dr. T.M. Kuriachan (Kerala High Court) - If the claim of the Revenue that both the assessments were completed by the same officer one under s. 158BC and the other under s. 158BD is correct, then certainly the review has to be allowed as Manish Maheshwari's case (supra) has no application. We, therefore, allow the review petition by recalli...

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Notification of ITC (HS), 2017 – Schedule-1 (Import Policy)

Notification No. 31/2015-2020-DGFT - (13/11/2019) - Central Government hereby notifies the Exim codes introduced / deleted /split / merged / changed in description vide the Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019 dated 1st August, 2019 in the ITC (HS), 2017 as Annexed to this Notification....

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TRQ & Procedure for import of Crude Soya Oil under India-Mercosur Trade Agreement

Public Notice No. 42/2015-2020-DGFT - (08/11/2019) - TRQ for import of 30,000 MT of Crude Soya Oil from Paraguay under India-Mercosur Preferential Trade Agreement and Procedure for import of Crude Soya Oil (HS Code: 15071000) under India-Mercosur Trade Agreement are laid down vide Public Notice No. 42/2015-2020 Dated the 8th November, 2019 Government ...

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Import Policy for Nano Category of Civil Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs)

Notification No. 30/2015-2020-DGFT - (08/11/2019) - Policy Condition for Nano Category of Civil Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs) is laid down in sync with the Guidelines issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation vide F.No.05-13/2014-AED Vol.IV dated 27th August, 2018 and O.M. No.R-11017/05/2017-PP dated 27/09/2019 of WPC wing of Department ...

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Imports of Pulses for the fiscal year 2019-20

Trade Notice No. 38/2019-20-DGFT - (05/11/2019) - Importers who have got the quota but do not import the same by the same deadline (31st October for Urad and Moong and 15th November for Toor), proceedings will be initiated against them under FTDR Act....

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DGFT notifies EIC/EIA as inspection agency for export of rice to EU

Notification No. 29/2015-2020 - (04/11/2019) - In addition to other existing policy conditions, export of Rice (Basmati and Non – Basmati) to European Union Countries will require 'Certificate of Inspection' from EIC/EIA with immediate effect....

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Notification of ITC (HS), 2017 – Schedule-1 (Import Policy)

Notification No. 31/2015-2020-DGFT (13/11/2019)

Central Government hereby notifies the Exim codes introduced / deleted /split / merged / changed in description vide the Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019 dated 1st August, 2019 in the ITC (HS), 2017 as Annexed to this Notification....

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TRQ & Procedure for import of Crude Soya Oil under India-Mercosur Trade Agreement

Public Notice No. 42/2015-2020-DGFT (08/11/2019)

TRQ for import of 30,000 MT of Crude Soya Oil from Paraguay under India-Mercosur Preferential Trade Agreement and Procedure for import of Crude Soya Oil (HS Code: 15071000) under India-Mercosur Trade Agreement are laid down vide Public Notice No. 42/2015-2020 Dated the 8th November, 2019 Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Indu...

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Import Policy for Nano Category of Civil Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs)

Notification No. 30/2015-2020-DGFT (08/11/2019)

Policy Condition for Nano Category of Civil Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs) is laid down in sync with the Guidelines issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation vide F.No.05-13/2014-AED Vol.IV dated 27th August, 2018 and O.M. No.R-11017/05/2017-PP dated 27/09/2019 of WPC wing of Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Commu...

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Imports of Pulses for the fiscal year 2019-20

Trade Notice No. 38/2019-20-DGFT (05/11/2019)

Importers who have got the quota but do not import the same by the same deadline (31st October for Urad and Moong and 15th November for Toor), proceedings will be initiated against them under FTDR Act....

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DGFT notifies EIC/EIA as inspection agency for export of rice to EU

Notification No. 29/2015-2020 (04/11/2019)

In addition to other existing policy conditions, export of Rice (Basmati and Non – Basmati) to European Union Countries will require 'Certificate of Inspection' from EIC/EIA with immediate effect....

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Govt notifies Revised territorial jurisdiction of Regional Authorities of DGFT

Public Notice No. 41/2015-2020 (01/11/2019)

Revised territorial jurisdiction of Regional Authorities of DGFT is notified in Appendix 1A of Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms in accordance with 0 & M Instruction No.7/2019 dated 05/09/2019 and 0 & M Instruction No.8/2019 dated 24/09/2019....

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Eligibility Criteria for availing of DPD Scheme by Importers– reg

Public Notice No. 93/2019-[JNCH] (31/10/2019)

To avail DPD facility, importers shall furnish an additional information in the Annexure-A (copy enclosed), wherein they shall mention one time default stacking code for their future import Consignments i.e. whether DPD-DPD or DPD-CFS, and if DPD-CFS, preferred CFS Name & Code....

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DGFT amends Conditions for refund of deemed export drawback

Notification No. 28/2015-2020-DGFT (31/10/2019)

Refund of drawback on the inputs used in manufacture and supply under the said category can be claimed on 'All Industry Rate' of Duty Drawback Schedule notified by Department of Revenue from time to time provided no CENVAT credit has been availed by supplier of goods on excisable inputs or on 'Brand  Rate Basis' upon submission of docume...

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Refund of drawback of Duty paid on inputs also allowed on All Industry Rate

Public Notice No. 40/2015.2020 (31/10/2019)

Rate of Drawback- Normally, drawback may be allowed as per All Industry Rate fixed by DoR in the Drawback Schedule where no CENVAT credit has been availed by supplier of goods. However, an application in ANF- 7A, along with documents prescribed in ANF-7A & Appendix-7E, may be made to RA or DC concerned, as the case may be, for fixation of...

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Amendment in Export Policy of Bangalore Rose Onion

Notification No. 27/2015-2020-DGFT (28/10/2019)

Export of Bangalore Rose Onion (Serial Number 52, Chapter 7), upto a quantity of 9000 MT, has been allowed for the period upto 30th November, 2019, with immediate effect vide Notification No. 27/2015-2020 Dated: 28 October, 2019. Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign ...

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